Eosuchia

plural noun Eo·su·chia \ˌēōˈsükēə\

Definition of Eosuchia

  1. :  an order of Reptilia comprising primitive extinct 2-arched reptiles (subclass Lepidosauria) from the Upper Permian that are sometimes considered ancestral to modern lizards and snakes

eosuchian

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of eosuchia

New Latin, from eo- + Greek souchos, a kind of crocodile + New Latin -ia


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